Amherst Campus Life

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Campus HousingYes (Capacity: 2,000)
Meal PlanYes (Cost: $7,400)
Religious AffiliationNot Affiliated
NCAANew England Small College Ath Conf

Amherst Campus Housing and Meal Plan

Amherst College offers campus housing (college-owned, operated, or affiliated) and it's total dormitory capacity is 2,000 (approximately 101.47 % students are living in the housing facilities). The average room & board charge for academic year 2022-2023 is $16,100. In addition, the school has meal plans for all students and the average charge for the meal plans is $7,400 annually.

Special Learning Opportunities

Amherst College does not offer the online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. It provides the ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad programs to its students. The following table summarizes the special learning opportunities at Amherst College for academic year 2021-2022.
Special Learning Opportunities at Amherst College
Online Degree Program
Online CourseUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,000)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,400)

On-Campus Student Services

Amherst College provides number of student services including academic/career counseling & wellness, employment for students and placement services for completers. It has own libraries on its campus. The following table lists student services provided at Amherst College to its attendants.
Student Services at Amherst College
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institution

Sports Teams and Athletic Information At Amherst College

Amherst College is a member of National Athletic Association (NAA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The following table describes sports and athletic information at Amherst College campus.
Sports and Athletic Information
Amherst College
Baseball330New England Small College Ath Conf
Basketball1912New England Small College Ath Conf
Field Hockey021NCAA Division III (with football)
Football760New England Small College Ath Conf
Golf910NCAA Division III (with football)
Ice Hockey2521NCAA Division III (with football)
Lacrosse4630NCAA Division III (with football)
Soccer2828NCAA Division III (with football)
Softball016NCAA Division III (with football)
Squash1915NCAA Division III (with football)
Swimming and Diving3223NCAA Division III (with football)
Tennis2221NCAA Division III (with football)
Track and Field7796NCAA Division III (with football)
Volleyball010NCAA Division III (with football)

Veterans Benefits at Amherst College

Amherst College has programs, benefits, and services to veterans, military service members, and/or their families. You can check more information about veterans benefits at school's veterans webpage .
Veterans Benefits at Amherst College
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Service members Opportunity Colleges

Special Facts about Amherst College

Amherst College is an institution that opens to general public. It is not affiliated with any religion. The school does not offer medical degree and it does not have its own hospital. The following table shows additional and special facts about Amherst College.
Additional Characteristics at Amherst College
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree

Academic Library Stats

Amherst College has a library system that has 2 library branches and 1,839,031 physical, digital, and electronic books. The following table shows the statistics related to the academic libraries that Amherst College has.
Academic Library Stats
Amherst College
Number of Physical Books886,435
Number of Digital/Electronic Books952,596
Number of Digital/Electronic Databases312
Number of Physical Media40,659
Total Physical Library Collections (books and media)955,300
Total Electronic Library Collections (books and media)1,130,611
Total Physical Library Circulations (books and media)45,978
Total Electronic Library Circulations (books and media)393,828
Number of Branches and Independent Libraries2
Preservation ServiceNot Support